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Photoionization detectors are commonly used for detection of volatile hydrocarbons and other organic vapors. Gas molecules are ionized by ultraviolet light and the resulting ion current is directly proportional to the gas concentration. PID systems provide a rudimentary degree of chemical specificity because only chemicals with ionization potentials below the energy output of the PID lamp can be detected.

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2020 Combo Pro

2020 Combo Pro

INFICON

The 2020ComboPRO is a photoionization detector (PID) with an extended range of 0.1 to 10,000 ppm. Th...

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AeroTracer

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The Aerotracer detects engine turbo oils, de-icing fluids, hydraulic fluids, corrosion inhibitors, g...

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AreaRAE Pro

AreaRAE Pro

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AreaRAE Pro is a wireless, transportable area monitor that can simultaneously detect toxic and combu...

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DL-102+

DL-102+

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Dräger PID

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Eagle-2

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RKI Instruments

The Eagle-2 is a handheld 6-gas monitor with an active internal sampling pump. Features include a PI...

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EVM Series

3M

The EVM is designed for comprehensive indoor air quality analysis with its ability to simultaneously...

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The GDA-FR is able to detect and identify a very broad range of chemical substances in the range ppm...

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The GDA-P is a compact portable detector offering detection and identification of chemical warfare ...

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GDA-S

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The GDA-S is a continuously operating chemical agent detection system.

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The standard GDA commonly used to detect and identify hazardous gaseous compounds has been improve...

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